I wrote this piece on dealing with anger for one of my other blogs. In this article, “John” experiences a few things that make him angry. You may recognize “John” in yourself or someone you know. If you are quick to anger or have a hard time controlling your anger, you may want to check it out. To read more, just click on the link.
Anger Management – Why Are You So Angry and How to Stop It
Imagine … John believes that he is an easy going and very pleasant fellow. Then one day, someone cuts him off in traffic and John now yells and screams at the other driver. At the stop light, John pulls up along side of the driver who cut him off and continues yelling at that driver. The other driver ignores John and, when the light turns green, simply drives away, while John sits there in his car… still yelling.
As John drives on and “cools off,” he thinks about what happened and feels a sense of remorse and shame for his actions, yet he also feels justified – because the other driver should not have been so rude and cut him off. The incident will come back to haunt John’s consciousness throughout the day, delivering a variety of feelings at various times. John will wonder why he has a hard time controlling his anger. He subconsciously knows his behavior was in error and, eventually, will consciously admit it and vow to “act better” the next time. After all, he is a nice and pleasant person.
To read more, go here: Anger Management